Shallots, a member of the onion family, are known to have strong anti-cancer properties and immune-boosting benefits. Although shallots have a delicate onion flavor, they physically resemble garlic, growing in a bulb-like structure composed of multiple cloves.
Central or Southwest Asia
Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:
Spring: Cloves: Plant directly in garden as soon as soil can be worked.
Fall: Cloves: Plant directly in garden after first frost.
Preferred Growing Climate: Warm
Planting Depth: 2″-3″
Plant Spacing: 6″
Days to Germinate: Green shoots in 60 days
Days to Harvest: New bulbs in 90-120 days
Pairs Well With:
Brussels sprouts, garlic, mushrooms, potatoes, tomatoes
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.1 g?? 0%
Saturated fat 0 g?? 0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0 g
Monounsaturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg?? 0%
Sodium 12 mg?? 0%
Potassium 334 mg?? 9%
Total Carbohydrate 17 g?? 5%
Dietary fiber 3.2 g?? 12%
Sugar 8 g
Protein 2.5 g?? 5%
Vitamin A?? 0%?? Vitamin C?? 13%
Calcium?? 3%?? Iron?? 6%
Vitamin D?? 0%?? Vitamin B-6?? 15%
Vitamin B-12?? 0%?? Magnesium?? 5%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.